Find an Advocate - Ontario - Women

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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 211
Advocacy Description: 211 is the source Canadians trust when seeking information and services to deal with life's challenges. 211's award-winning telephone helpline (2-1-1) and website provide a gateway to community,...
Tags: help line
Location: Toronto , ON
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Multicultural, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 211
Other Telephone: 1-888-340-1001 (TTY)
Advocacy Description: 211 Toronto is a Help Line and website which provides comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date information on services provided by nonprofit, community-based organizations or the public sector. In...
Tags: help line
Location: Toronto , ON , 489 College Street, Suite 503
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Violence, Women
Telephone: 416-323-9149
Other Telephone: TTY: 416-323-1361
Advocacy Description: The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic provides free and integrated legal, counselling, interpretation, information and referral services for women who have experienced violence – including partner...
Tags: counselling, interpretation, sexual abuse, sexual assault, survivors of violence, violence against women
Location: , ON
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Multicultural, Welfare, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: CASSA is a social justice umbrella organization working with Ontario’s diverse South Asian communities. They have an extensive service directory with listings of organizations from across Ontario.
Tags: childcare, children's aid, clinics, community centres, credit counselling, employment services, intercultural, multicultural, neighbourhood house, south asian, women's centre, women's shelter
Location: Toronto , ON , 2141 Jane Street, 2nd Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416.533.8545
Other Telephone: AIDS Program: 416.925.2800. Legal Clinic: 416.533.0680. Women’s Program: 416.533.6411
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advocacy Description: The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples serves new immigrants from 20 Spanish-speaking countries as well as members of other communities. They offer a variety of services designed to overcome...
Tags: immigration help, Latin American, Latino/Latina, legal aid, legal assistance, settlement support, women's support
Location: Kingston , ON , 302 Victoria St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Debt, Housing and Tenants, Mental Health, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 613-545-9640
Hours:
Open 24 hours daily 365 days a year
Advocacy Description: Dawn House Women’s Shelter operates to support and empower homeless women and their children by providing temporary shelter, counseling and advocacy.
Location: Ottawa , ON , 72 Loch Isle
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Mental Health, Prisoners, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: Providing services to children and separated parents across Canada and the US. The Fair Parenting Project is incorporated as a Public Benefit Corporation with a corporate purpose: "The purpose of the...
Location: Shelburne , ON , Mel Lloyd Centre
167 Centre Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357
Other Telephone: TTY: 519-942-1651
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services
Location: Bolton , ON , 18 King St.E., Unit D6
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-941-4357 / 905-584-4357
Other Telephone: TTY: 519-942-1651
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services
Location: Orangeville , ON , 20 Bredin Pkwy
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Violence, Women
Telephone: 519-942-4122
Advocacy Description: Provides shelter and counselling to abused women and their children and delivers skill-building violence prevention workshops to youth and adults in Caledon and Dufferin. Transitional, Legal and...
Tags: child protection advocacy, men fleeing abuse, women fleeing abuse, women fleeing violence, women's emergency services, women's shelter, women's support services
Location: Toronto , ON , 59 Adelaide Street East, 6th Floor
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Employment and Unemployment, Food and Foodbanks, Housing and Tenants, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Violence, Women
Telephone: (416) 364-8228
Advocacy Description: Fred Victor is a social services organization that helps homeless and low income people living in Toronto. They offer a wide range of programs that help each person find the support they need....
Tags: emergency shelter, employment program, employment resource centre, homelessness, homelessness outreach, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, housing support, shelter, social service support, transitional housing, women's housing, women's shelter
Location: Toronto , ON , 185 Fifth Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Health, Mental Health, Women
Telephone: 416-252-6471
Advocacy Description: LAMP Community Health Centre in South Etobicoke is a charitable, non-profit community based organization that provides a variety of integrated programs and services to meet the health needs of the...
Tags: children and youth programs, Community Health Clinic, family programs, health centre, health clinic, health services
Location: London , ON , 866 A Dundas St.
P.O Box 2801
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (519) 438-8676
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides information, support and community-based programs to low-income Londoners. Our front-line services deal with the immediate crises and problems faced by low-income people,...
Tags: food security, free store, homelessness prevention, mediation, poverty advocacy, poverty prevention, women's housing, women's resource centre
Location: London , ON , 866 Dundas Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Advocacy Description: LIFE*SPIN provides specialized assistance to all individuals in obtaining government benefits to which they may be entitled, such as OAS, GIS, EI, Canada Pension Plan, Ontario Works, subsidized...
Tags: CPP, homelessness prevention, low income, ODSP
Location: North York , ON , 700 Lawrence Ave. West, Suite 226
Lawrence Square Mall
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-784-0920
Advocacy Description: North York Community House has been serving the residents of southwest North York for over 20 years. Their programs include: English Language Support Community Settlement Workers Family Support...
Tags: ESL instruction, family support groups, homework program, parenting program, settlement services, women's support groups, youth drop-in
Location: Thunder Bay , ON , 209 Van Norman St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Advocacy Description: These offices, in Kenora, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, are staffed with experienced family lawyers and paralegals that can assist clients with retaining a lawyer, including, but not restricted to, areas...
Tags: child protection, family law
Location: Kenora , ON , 308 Second Street South Suite 6
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: 807-468-7790 / 1-888-295-4986
Advocacy Description: These offices, in Kenora, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, are staffed with experienced family lawyers and paralegals that can assist clients with retaining a lawyer, including, but not restricted to, areas...
Tags: child protection, family law
Location: Ottawa , ON , 85 Albert Street Suite 200
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Family, Women
Telephone: 613-569-7448
Advocacy Description: These offices, in Kenora, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay, are staffed with experienced family lawyers and paralegals that can assist clients with retaining a lawyer, including, but not restricted to, areas...
Tags: child protection, family law
Location: Kingston , ON , 23 Elm Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Children and Youth, Housing and Tenants, Women
Telephone: 613-548-8466
Hours:
4 pm to 8 am
Advocacy Description: Ryandale Shelter for the Homeless is the only shelter in Kingston to offer emergency support to men, women and families with children, all under the same roof. Our eleven-bed shelter has operated at...
Tags: emergency housing, emergency shelter, homeless support
Location: Toronto , ON , 333 Sherbourne Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Multicultural, Women
Telephone: 416-324-4180
Advocacy Description: The Sherbourne Health Centre is an urban primary health care centre serving the diverse communities of southeast Toronto since 2003. We seek to reduce barriers to care by taking a comprehensive...
Tags: community health centre, counselling, homeless health outreach, homeless healthcare, LGBT counselling, LGBT health care, LGBT support programs, newcomers healthcare, newcomers support programs, transgender healthcare, transsexual healthcare
Location: , ON
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Disability, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: Specialty clinics: represent specific individuals (e.g., seniors, people living with HIV/AIDS) deal with specific area of law service clients throughout Ontario. Some clinics also specialize in...
Tags: african canadians, chinese, correctional law, environmental law, HIV/AIDS, income security, industrial accident victims, injured worker, south asian, southeast asian, Spanish, workers' health, workers' safety'
Location: Toronto , ON , 519 Church Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Activists, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, LGBTQ, Seniors and Elders, Women
Telephone: 416-392-6874
Advocacy Description: The 519 has over 300 groups using meeting space, providing community services and offering self help programmes. Programs include: AIDS Memorial Anti-Violence Program (AVP) Anti-Poverty and...
Location: Scarborough , ON , 74 Firvalley Court
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Family, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 416-694-1138
Advocacy Description: Warden Woods Community Centre provides a range of services for children and youth, seniors, intravenous drug users, and homeless people. The Centre also provides crisis intervention and support...
Tags: children and youth programs, crisis intervention, drugs and alcohol, intravenous drug users, seniors' services, seniors' support services